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Ballad - Roud Number: V7939

Title: The destruction of Abercrombie!

First Line: Abercrombie came down like a wolf on the fold

Subjects:  Abercromby, James, 1776-1858Craig, James Gibson, Sir, 1765-1850Lauder, Thomas Dick, Sir, 1784-1848Ivory, James, 1792-1866

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Scotland


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
45D313: Private soldier
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
45A10: Symbols, allegories of war; 'Guerra' (Ripa)
61B2(Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805): Historical person (with NAME)
86(ENGLAND EXPECTS EVERY MAN TO DO HIS DUTY): Proverbs, sayings, etc. (with TEXT)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads fol. 334

Notes:  Slip.

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